Advancing Liver Therapeutic Approaches (ALTA). The ALTA Consortium Study Group for the management of portal hypertension A 5-year longitudinal observational study of patients with cirrhosis undergoing TIPS placement


The goal of this study is to collect information about patients undergoing a TIPS and to evaluate the longterm outcomes and complications over a 5-year period. There are no expected direct benefits to participation in this study however knowledge gained from this research may beneficial to future patients undergoing this procedure. This study does not involve any investigational drugs.

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Male or Female
18 years and over
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• at least 18 years old
• scheduled to undergo a Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) procedure
Exclusion Criteria:

• women who are pregnant
• undergoing TIPS placement as part of an investigational study

Digestive & Liver Health

Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC), Cirrhosis, Liver Cirrhosis, Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)

Sena Andea -
Nicholas Lim
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